Federal walnut Pembroke Table

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Project by bbrown posted 08-14-2019 01:54 AM 1746 views 4 times favorited 31 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Federal Walnut Pembroke Folding-leaf Table

My own design – historically inspired, Ca. 1820
​Crotch Mahogany veneer top with homemade inlay
Turned, fluted Sheraton style legs
​Inlay – satinwood, ebony, holly, paduak, bird’s eye maple, purpleheart
Sculpted drop-leaf Pembroke style top (rule joint).
Cross-banded satinwood drawer front.

-- Traditional Woodworking & Carving classes at my shop in Coastal Maine:

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#1 posted 08-14-2019 01:58 AM

Beautiful work.

How did you form the rule joints?

-- "With every tool obtained, there is another that is needed" DonW ( Kevin )

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#2 posted 08-14-2019 03:27 AM


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#3 posted 08-14-2019 08:36 AM

Magnificent! I can’t even imagine how many hours this took to build!!

-- Mike, A Yooper with a drawl,

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#4 posted 08-14-2019 10:18 AM

Fantastick! That is a work of art.

-- Petey

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#5 posted 08-14-2019 10:44 AM

Very nice, beautiful work, BB. Was this a commission job?
My wife doesn’t want me to build any more furniture. We’ve run out of space

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#6 posted 08-14-2019 10:56 AM

Extraordinary workmanship!

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#7 posted 08-14-2019 10:57 AM

One breath taking project.
SO! SO!! Beautiful!!!

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#8 posted 08-14-2019 12:21 PM

Beautiful work!

-- Dave - Santa Fe

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#9 posted 08-14-2019 12:49 PM

Stunning! Eye candy thank you for sharing with us!!!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#10 posted 08-14-2019 01:40 PM

Wow what a gorgeous table!

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#11 posted 08-14-2019 02:04 PM

that is extraordinary work,you are a true craftsman.

-- working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

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#12 posted 08-14-2019 02:32 PM

Amazing, beautiful!!!!!

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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#13 posted 08-14-2019 02:36 PM

Awesome job. Looks good enough to be in a museum.

-- Julian

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#15 posted 08-14-2019 03:56 PM



Thanks for sharing.

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